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    Posted February 16, 2014 by
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    Half-naked runners take to the streets for children


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     DougBardwell photographed the second annual Cupid's Undie Run in Cleveland, Ohio, on February 15. Runners, who had to be at least 21 years old to participate, were dressed in scanty outfits as they raced in 17 degree weather over the weekend.The race helped raise funds for the Children's Tumor Foundation. 'It was a great cause that the people were running for and I'm sure that's why they had such a good crowd,' he said.
    - Jareen, CNN iReport producer

    Valentine's Day weekend saw hundreds of runners in the 2nd Annual "Cupid's Undie Run" in Cleveland, Ohio. Raising funds for the Children's Tumor Foundation, they hope to find a cure for neurofibromatosis (NF). NF causes tumors to grow all over the nervous system of affected children and can cause blindness, deafness, learning disabilities and severe chronic pain. Presently, there is no known cure for NF.
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